COVID-19: Commission paves way to draw €37 billion from structural funds

By |april 3rd, 2020|cohesion policy, Committee of Regions, corona bonds, coronavirus, COVID-19, CRII, Elisa Ferreira, emergency, EU budget, EU structural funds, European Commission, News, Regional Policy, Ursula von der Leyen, Younous Omarjee|

The European Commission proposed numerous changes to its cohesion policy rulebook on Thursday (2 April) in order to draw €37 billion of unused funds to finance various measures during the coronavirus pandemic. But these measures can only help to a limited extent. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Von der Leyen: EU budget should be the Marshall plan we lay out together

By |april 2nd, 2020|COVID19, EU budget, Eurogroup, European unemployment insurance scheme, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, SURE|

The EU's next long-term budget should be a key instrument in the recovery plan to confront the huge economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday (2 April).

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Brussels seeks ‘consensual’ economic response to COVID-19 crisis, shifting away from coronabonds

By |marec 31st, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, COVID19, EU budget, Eurogroup, MFF, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

With "all options on the table", European Commission president Ursula Von Der Leyen is looking at a consensual response among member states to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, her spokesman said on Monday (30 March), shifting away from co...

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Eastern Europeans want more EU funds for military mobility

By |marec 10th, 2020|Bucharest Nine, Eastern Flank, EU budget, Four Thirties, Latvia, Lithuania, MFF, Military Mobility, Nato, News, Poland, Romania|

The EU should provide more funds to enable faster movement of military forces across Europe, defence ministers from four eastern European member states said on Tuesday (10 March), two weeks before the bloc starts a new round of divisive talks over the ...

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The EU budget explained

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, cohesion policy, Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget, European Council, European Parliament, friends of cohesion, Frugal 4, Migration, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Leaders will meet on Thursday (20 February) for a first attempt to reach an agreement on the EU’s next long-term budget. It will shape the future of the bloc for the next seven years. EURACTIV explains what the Multiannual Financial...

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Lawmakers pressure Paris to do more for EU budget

By |februar 11th, 2020|Brexit, carbon border tax, EU budget, EU budget 2021-2027, France, friends of cohesion, Germany, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, plastics tax, Renew|

MEPs in charge of negotiating the EU's next seven-year budget, the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), came to Paris to seek France's support before the start of decisive talks on the future European budget. EURACTIV France reports.

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EU should stop ‘subsidising undermining democracy,’ warns NGO boss

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Article 7, enlargement, EU budget, human rights, Human Rights Watch, Hungary, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Poland, trade, Turkey|

The EU should "stop subsidizing undermining democracy within the EU," Kenneth Roth,  Executive Director of Human Rights Watch told EURACTIV in an interview, arguing that the negotiations over the next 7-year budget will not just be about money but about fundamental rights.

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CAP reform: harnessing the power of innovation for a greener EU agriculture

By |december 20th, 2019|big data, Biodiversity, bioeconomy, CAP, CAP reform, climate, EU budget, European Parliament, News, Pesticides, Poland, smart farming|

Agriculture in the European Union after 2020 must be encouraged to adopt innovative tools to meet growing environmental challenges, but this requires modernisation, money and knowledge, EURACTIV Poland reports.

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The Year in Review: Challenges and Choices of 2019

By |december 20th, 2019|5G, Article 50, Best of 2019, Brexit, Central Asia, China, Climate Change, commissioner hearings, copyright directive, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement, EU budget, European Commission, European Green Deal, European Parliament, MFF, Nato, News, Ukraine, Ursula von der Leyen, Western Balkans|

It’s been a very busy European election year and most of us are heading for a well-deserved Christmas break. Meanwhile, if you do fire up your browser, here you can catch up on our 30 most read stories that made waves in 2019.

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CAP needs drastic change, says Polish professor

By |december 17th, 2019|climate emergency, climate protection, environment, EU budget, EU-Mercosur, European Union, Multiannual Financial Framework, News, Poland|

In an interview with Environment Protection Dr Zbigniew Karaczun of the Warsaw University of life Sciences, EURACTIV Poland’s Mateusz Kucharczyk finds out what the Polish professor has to say about the Commission’s new CAP proposal and urged to enact new laws, as opposed to just reforming existing regulations.

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